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Anime Expo Announces Return to Live Convention in Los Angeles in 2022
Anime Expo, the largest anime fan convention, held an online version of the convention this year due to the COVID epidemic It also celebrated its 30th anniversary, drawing over 375,000 views and raising $77,000 for charity Anime Expo Lite garnered over 375,000 views from fans in more than 100 countries such as the UK, Japan,[...]
"Building a Stronger Community Panel" at Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will present an insightful forum to explore the range of social and political issues facings America's diverse AAPI communities in a panel called "Building a Stronger Community" that will be part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th The panelist are KABC's David Ono, Lily[...]
Studio Trigger Panel Announced for Anime Expo Lite 2021
Anime Expo Lite 2021 will proudly present a special Studio Trigger panel as part of this year's two-day, livestream convention running Saturday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 4th Anime fans are invited to join the "Doodle with Studio Trigger" stream with creatives, including Lead Designer, Shigeto Koyama, who brought fans beloved anime series such as[...]
Adult Swim Festival returns virtually this November (Image: Adult Swim)
In conjunction with the folks at IHEARTCOMIX, the #ASFestChallenge kicks off this Wednesday, November 4, with an opportunity for 16 talented fans to walk away with an AS Festival merch bundle- with the prizes growing bigger and better each day Dressed up as one of your favorite Adult Swim characters, film yourself recreating one of[...]
A look at key art from The Boys season 2n(Image: Amazon Prime Video)
With Amazon Prime's The Boys ready to infiltrate this year's Comic-Con@Home this Thursday, July 23, at 3 pm PT (6 pm ET), series writer, showrunner, and executive producer Eric Kripke is offering whatever uncoverted there may be remaining that their panel is definitely not one to miss Sure, there'll be exclusives, surprised, sneak previews, and[...]
Adult Swim Con takes place this July (Image: Adult Swim)
When we first announced Adult Swim Con was coming a little less than a month ago, we discussed how it was part of a virtual convention schedule that also included this week's Comic-Con@Home, next month's WarnerMedia's DC Fandome, and this past weekend's Skybound Xpo Now that we find ourselves staring into the abyss of what[...]
doctor who
In fact, Russell T Davies is set to livetweet "Rose" later this week (on Thursday, March 26) and release some new, episode-related content. Fantom Events "The show must go on… Unfortunately, due to the social distancing measures advised by the government we have had to postpone a couple of events, however the moment has been prepared for. It[...]
anime
Some fans in the northeast seem to think that the convention season ends in October with New York Comic Con (NYCC), but there are a number of folks who would push back on that Count LeftField Media as one of them, taking over the Jacob K Javits Convention Center this weekend for Anime NYC 2019. With[...]
LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons
Yesterday's recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics Here's how it looked on[...]
star wars celebration
There'd been speculation that it would return once again to the Anaheim Convention Center in August around D23's dates, however that turned out to be wildly off. It turns out that it will be held over the weekend of April 11th–15th at McCormick Place in Chicago There's some irony in that Chicago was to have been[...]
STLV 2017: Star Trek Film Academy To Offer Courses In Fan-Filmmaking
One of the more interesting news items coming out of this weekend's Star Trek: Las Vegas 2017 convention was Star Trek Original Series Set Tour owner James Cawley's announcement of the opening of the new Star Trek Film Academy Set to open in Spring 2018, the academy is officially licensed by CBS and will offer[...]
universal fan con banner image
Universal Fan Con (@UniversalFanCon) passed their pledge goal of $25,000 a just after 22:00 est. Jude Terror previously told you about the convention, which they'll hold at the Baltimore Convention Centre, and has been setup with the goal (according to the Kickstarter) to be: First multi-fandom Con dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons[...]